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Project Management Certification 2.0 by the IAPM

The IAPM is a global association promoting quality and knowledge in project management. Our goal is to provide optimal support to project managers in their work.

New Blogpost: How to handle difficult conversations effectively

New Blogpost: How to handle difficult conversations effectively 14.02.2018 - Project managers have to conduct numerous conversations after a project has been completed. Some of them can be unpleasant, for example, if customers need to be informed that not all of their requirements could be met or if it is necessary to point out some mistakes to a member of the team.

It is important in these kinds of situations for project managers to find a happy medium to ensure that the conversation is conducted in an assertive way, whilst remaining polite and professional.

It is vital that project managers regard each conversation as an individual case and avoid using generic phrases.

When conducting these kinds of conversations, it can make a difference whether the person you are speaking with has been working in project management for a while or whether this person is a newcomer to the profession. Read more »

*NEW!* Certified Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM)

Following a large number of requests, we have expanded our IAPM certification offerings to include a new certification level: the Certified Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM). This certification programme is the ‘younger sibling’ of the Cert. Agile Project Manager (IAPM) and serves as a convenient and affordable entry-level certification programme which is perfect for students, entry-level professionals and people who would like to familiarise themselves with Agile project management and be able to impress interviewers when applying for jobs.

The foundation of this certification programme is the Scrum methodology which is explained in our free Agile PM Guide 2.0 which outlines the basics of IAPM project manager certification. You can take the examination through the well-recognised ClassMarker examination system.

Are you interested in achieving this certification level? We have bundled together all the information you need!

IAPM Digital Magazines. Current Topics in Project Management.

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The IAPM publishes project management news that may interest you on the scoop.it social news platform: PM Pearls curated by IAPM
IAPM Flipboard Magazine curated by IAPM
The IAPM operates a digital flipboard magazine featuring interesting project management topics. Read the magazine online or use the Flipboard App to read it on your smartphone.
The IAPM PM Magazine includes articles in English and German.

IAPM Certification

The IAPM’s certifications are internationally recognised and valid. Your decision to obtain IAPM project management certification provides you with verification of your knowledge and - at some of the certification levels - your experience. Read on to find out about the benefits of our certifications.

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